Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco

Address 750 Mission St San Francisco, CA 94103-3113 Map, Hours 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Parking Yerba Buena Garage, Fifth and Mission Website

Yerba Buena Gardens covers two square city blocks bounded by Mission, Folsom, Third and Fourth Streets. There is a 2-1/2 acre grassy meadow, a huge waterfall (dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr) and lots of public art.

Kids activities include an ice skating rink, bowling, a playground on the roof-top, and a carousel. This is the perfect place to have a picnic lunch and unwind between activities.